HMS Qualicum (J 138)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Dufferin Shipbuilding Co. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) : Montreal-Loco|
|Ordered||28 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||8 Apr 1941|
|Launched||3 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||13 May 1942|
Sold 9 February 1948.
Commands listed for HMS Qualicum (J 138)
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|1||T/Lt. Frank Seymour Tolliday, RNR||10 Apr 1942||22 Mar 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Horace Stevens, RNVR||22 Mar 1943||early 1945|
|3||T/Lt. John Kennedy, RNVR||early 1945||30 May 1945|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Headley Grafton Moore, RNVR||30 May 1945||mid/late45|
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Notable events involving Qualicum include:
9 Jan 1943
HMS P 224 (Lt. J.R. Drummond, DSC, RN) departed Holy Loch for Lerwick. She made the passage together with HMS Trident (Lt. P.E. Newstead, RN) and HMS P 314 (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Collett, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS Qualicum (T/Lt. F.S. Tolliday, RNR). (1)
5 May 1943
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises in Lough Foyle with HMS Azalea (Lt. G.C. Geddes, RNR), HMS Fleetwood (Cdr. W.B. Piggott, OBE, RD, RNR), HMS Mignonette (Lt. H.H. Brown, RNR), HMS Qualicum (T/Lt. H. Stevens, RNVR) and HMS Fort York (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Corbet-Singleton, DSC and 2 Bars, RN). (3)
- ADM 199/627
- ADM 173/17748
- ADM 173/18373
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.